Nukatap stainless steel faucet for beer / cider / wine dispense.
– First Pour Foam Reduction in Thermal Mass
– Improved Laminar Flow
– Sanitary Forward Sealing Design Design
– Longer Life Seals
– Versatile Tap Handle Angle
Compatible with the full range of Intertap / Nukatap accessories and shanks.
First Pour Foam Reduction
The reduction in thermal mass significantly reduces the first pour foam effect. The tap is often the warmest part of the draft system as it protrudes from the font/tower/fridge. As a result, it acts like a heat sink and only works well once enough cold beer flows through it to cool the tap body down. This reduction of thermal mass significantly improves the foam that is poured while the tap is cooling down.
The NUKASHUTTLE design is the world’s first seamless shuttle. After many months of modeling and testing this new “NUKE” shaped shuttle design has the most fluid dynamic shuttle shape ever manufactured for a forward sealing tap. The streamline “nuke/missile” shape is how this new innovation earned its name “NUKATAP”. This leap forward in laminar flow means even highly carbonated beers pour like a dream with minimal turbulence and giving you the perfect pour every time.
Most Sanitary Design
Traditional taps have a seal that is seated on a stainless-steel body creating small fissures that harbor solids, are potential sites for infection, and are not as ideal for clean in place (CIP). The NUKASHUTTLE is an advanced TPV rubber matrix that been seamlessly formed over a durable PP skeleton. This single-piece design takes away the traditional fissures found in older manufacturing methods.
Long Life Seals
Unlike many other taps that use rubbers that can be degraded with caustic and acid compounds, the NUKATAP has been made to suit a wide range of conditions. It’s becoming more common to see sour beers/kombucha and other acetic and lactic acid beverages dispensed using draft systems. These acids, in particular, could cause an attack on the sealing compounds resulting in downtime, loss of product and reduced maintenance intervals.
The NUKATAP solves this problem and is the most chemically resistant. Unlike some older tap styles that have “metal on metal” rubbing components that can wear over time and have a “raspy feel” the NUKATAP has been manufactured with a smooth gliding action that guarantees the longevity of the tap components. The TPV rubber matrix shuttle is also one of the most durable sealing mechanisms that can tolerate large amounts of leverage force from long tap handles that would otherwise traditionally degrade the seals in other tap designs.
Tap Handle Angle – 2.5degree Reverse Angle
The new NUKATAPS have been manufactured with a 2.5degree reverse angle. This allows for a wider range of taps handles to be used, in particular, long and/or heavy handles to work perfectly irrespective of the installation conditions.